Deadly Balloons- Breaking News English (w/ Kahoot!

This is great if you have a nature or Earth Day theme coming up.

LESSON PLAN

LESSON: Reading Comprehension

OBJECTIVES: a. Reading comprehension b. Build vocabulary

LEVEL: Intermediate- Upper Intermediate

Article: https://breakingnewsenglish.com/1903/190324-balloons-m.pdf

Play the Kahoot for the Lesson

TIME: 30-40 minutes

PRE-READING: Preview vocabulary (8-10 minutes)

·      Use the cards attached to this lesson and do a synonym match. Look for the words in context first, (if they can't, they can use their phones or a dictionary).

·      Do the synonym match on Breaking News English

·      Students choose 2 or 3 NEW words and write an example sentence with them.

READING: Read for Comprehension (15-25 minutes)

·      Read and answer the True/False questions (6 minutes)

·      Underline in the text where they found the answer.

·      Check the answers. Listen to students' pronunciation as they read the question.

·      Add some discussion questions if you have time

·      Play KAHOOT about this article and vocabulary

TIPS to share:

·      Don't read the text first for the T/F questions.

·      Read the question, and search for the information and the answer. (The questions are in order)

Good luck! Let me know how it works for you and if you have any special touches that I can try in my classes:


ADVANCED CLASSES

  • Focus more on the discussion questions and new vocabulary or expressions from the article.
  • Work with more practical language and speaking with open guided discussion
  • Do verbal reading and work with pronunciation and rhythm
  • Find a partner, one partner is Discussion A, the other partner is Discussion B.
  • Choose 2-3 discussion questions to ask your partner. Write down their partner's answer.

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VOCABULARY to MATCH

ALARMING

PROBABLE

HARMFUL

LOOK LIKE

LIKELY

CONSUMED

INGESTED

DAMAGING

ATTRIBUTED TO

DEATHS

INCREASING

GLOBALLY

MORTALITIES

WORRYING

WORLDWIDE

PINNED ON

RESEMBLE

DEADLY

FATAL

GROWING

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